Valley National Financial Advisors wins volunteer challenge

Valley National Financial Advisors, a financial advisory firm based in Hanover Township, Northampton County, won top medium-sized company project at the 2016 Volunteer Challenge for creating welcome baskets for new residents at Easton’s Third Street Alliance for Women & Children. Valley National’s team, which is pictured, organized donations of living essentials and food, put together into totes and gift bags. Each welcome basket is presented to new residents at the Simon Mansion in...

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Fleetwood Bank awards scholarship to Kutztown High student

Fleetwood Bank award an $8,000 scholarship to Kutztown Area High School student Abigaile R. Fenerty to continue her education in the nursing program at Cedar Crest College in Allentown. The scholarship opportunity is offered to students in the Brandywine, Fleetwood, Hamburg, Kutztown and Oley school districts. The bank has awarded more than $162,000 in scholarships the past 16 years. Pictured from left: Edward Myers, assistant principal, Kutztown Area High School; Timothy P. Snyder, president,...

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Rettew gives $5,000 to Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Rettew Charitable Foundation, a mission of the engineering firm Rettew – which has Lehigh Valley and Berks County offices – awarded $5,000 in grant funding to the Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited, which it will use for a restoration project. The effort will result in 350 native trees and shrubs planted along a segment of the Little Lehigh Creek. Boy Scout Troop 131 of Wescosville will help with the planting. Luke Portieles, a geologist in Rettew’s Lehigh Valley office,...

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St. Luke’s Miners Hospital awards scholarships

St. Luke’s Miners Hospital in Coaldale awarded 14 students with $1,000 scholarships at a May 17 ceremony in the hospital lobby. The awards are presented annually to graduating seniors from seven area high schools who will be pursuing health care degrees from an accredited four-year college or university. Pictured are St. Luke’s board members with students.

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